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December 14, 2021
Announcing the Stronger Together Quilt Along & Stitch Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Every quilt tells a story, and this year’s Stronger Together quilt tells a history. To celebrate Black History Month, we’re back to share a new pattern and fundraiser for UNCF!

Today we’re releasing the 2022 Stronger Together Quilt Pattern and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Pattern in support of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). We encourage you to donate $15 to our United Negro College Fund campaign for the use of each of these free patterns! 100% of your donation will go to help under-represented students earn a college education. Fat Quarter Shop will match up to ...

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March 3, 2021
The Stronger Together Quilt Along and Stitch Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We have completed our Stronger Together Quilt Along & Stitch Along fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). This was our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month! Thank you to everyone who purchased a pattern, shared a post, stitched or quilted along!

With your help we are able to donate $13,000 to UNCF!!

During the month of February, 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Stronger Together Quilt Patterns and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Patterns were set aside to donate to the  United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The mission of UNCF is to increase ...

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February 26, 2021
Gee’s Bend Quilters: Abstract Art from the Rural South from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Almost 20 years ago, the tiny, rural community of Gee’s Bend was brought into prominence when their quilts were discovered to be works of art, not just the simple bed coverings they’d always believed they had been making. Their quilts were purchased by collectors and displayed in art museums across the country causing quilting to be elevated from folk art to masterpieces. In one of the first reviews of their artwork in 2002, Michael Kimmelman of the The New York Times called the Gee’s Bend quilts “some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has ...

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February 23, 2021
The Stronger Together Quilt Along – Week 4 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re finishing up the Stronger Together Quilt Along! It’s part of our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month, to bring our creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. This week, we sewed the outer border of the quilt.

Through February 28, 2021, 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Stronger Together Quilt Patterns and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Patterns will go to United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The mission of UNCF is to increase the ...

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February 16, 2021
The Stronger Together Quilt Along – Week 3 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re continuing on with the Stronger Together Quilt Along! It’s part of our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month, to bring our creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. This week, we sewed the gingham center of the quilt, a patchwork of blocks.

Through February 28, 2021, 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Stronger Together Quilt Patterns and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Patterns will go to United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The mission of ...

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February 9, 2021
The Stronger Together Quilt Along – Week 2 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re diving into the first part of the Stronger Together Quilt Along! It’s part of our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month, to bring our creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. This week, we sewed the half-square triangle units that border the quilt center and support the North Stars from the first week.

Through February 28, 2021, 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Stronger Together Quilt Patterns and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Patterns ...

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February 2, 2021
The Stronger Together Quilt Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re diving into the first part of the Stronger Together Quilt Along! It’s part of our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month, to bring our creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. This week we built our North Star blocks. 

Through February 28, 2021, 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Stronger Together Quilt Patterns and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Patterns will go to United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The mission of UNCF is to ...

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January 13, 2021
How to Finish Stronger Together in a Frame from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Fat Quarter Shop just released the Stronger Together Cross Stitch Pattern to bring the creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. For Black History Month, we’ll host our first ever stitch and quilt along for Black History Month! You can read all the details over on our Announcement blog post

I stitched the main Stronger Together Cross Stitch using the Stronger Together DMC Thread Pack on Aqua Dyed Effect 14 Count Aida, and mounted it to this frame. Harriet Tubman and the ...

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January 8, 2021
Announcing the Stronger Together Quilt Along & Stitch Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re happy to present our first ever quilt and stitch along for Black History Month, to bring our creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts.

The title “Stronger Together” acknowledges the many Black Americans that have influenced our community. It’s a mission statement to impact our future right now, starting with this fundraiser for United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and highlighting amazing Black quilters and stitchers.

Portrait of Harriet Tubman, c. 1868. Photographer Benjamin F. Powelson. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons ...

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